The Autism Facilities Grant (AFG) Program provides one-time funding, up to $400,000, for the construction or renovation of autism facilities designed and equipped to provide services to individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Funds will be awarded on a first come first serve basis until all funds are expended. Applicants may apply for any amount ranging between $0 to $400,000. The Department of Public Health and Human Services (the Department) reserves the right to award less than the requested amount.

Eligible applicants must agree to use awarded funds to create an autism facility that provides services to individuals with autism spectrum disorder, including but not limited to, housing, therapy, and other support services.  Applicants must be able to:

  1. Match dollar per dollar the requested amount.
  2. Provide plans for the construction and development of autism facilities in the state. 

Applicants should review The Autism Facilities Grant (AFG) Manual which contains more information about application requirements. The AFG manual may be accessed here.

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